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Battledown by-election, 2015

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Battledown ward of Cheltenham Borough Council on 7 May 2015 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Andrew Wall.

Louis Savage held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
47.1%
Liberal Democrats
33.0%
Green
7.7%
Labour
6.4%
UKIP
5.8%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Louis Savage 1,477 47.1% +1.1%
Liberal Democrats Paul McCloskey 1,037 33.0% -8.9%
Green Roberta Smart 243 7.7% n/a
Labour Helen Pemberton 200 6.4% n/a
UKIP Elizabeth Roberts 181 5.8% -6.3%
Turnout: 73.8% (+31.7%) - Majority: 440 (14.0%) - Swing: 5.0% LD to Con


2014 Result (1 of 2 seats)

Conservative
46.0%
Liberal Democrats
41.9%
UKIP
12.1%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Matt Babbage 814 46.0%
Liberal Democrats Paul McCloskey 741 41.9%
UKIP Lyn Bransby 215 12.1%
Turnout: 42.1% - Majority: 73 (4.1%)


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